17 November 2017
Under the title ‘Be bold in changing times’, the annual conference of our Division of Clinical Psychology takes place at the Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel, Cardiff, on 17 and 18 January 2018.
Highlights of the academic programme include Paul Salkovskis giving the M.B. Shapiro Award Lecture on “Getting better all the time: Why the combination of Clinical Psychology and Cognitive-behavioural approaches are so well suited to empowering and enabling those experiencing severe and persistent distress” and the three keynote speakers.
Jacqui Dyer will speak on “From surviving to thriving”. She is an independent health and social care consultant with a background in adult mental health commissioning as well as community and family social work and a service user.
Professor Susan McDaniel, from the University of Rochester School of Medicine will speak on ‘’Charting our future by using psychological science and systemic approaches to address global health problems’’. She is a former President of the American Psychological Association.
Dr Susie Orbach, the psychotherapist and writer will speak on “Linking therapy to public space: how we can bring what we learn in the consulting room to policy makers and the general public”
The social programme includes a drinks reception at the National Welsh Assembly on Cardiff Bay.
To qualify for the special early-bird rate, you must register for the conference before 23:59 on Thursday 23 November.
Susie Orbach’s lecture is open to the public without charge. You can just turn up – she will speak from 14.10 to 15.10 on Thursday 18 January - but it would help the organisers if you register your intention to attend.